Coventry Building Society Reviews

Ratings based on 50 reviews Last review 2 months ago
3.88 / 5Great overall rating

Coventry Building Society is committed to offering all their members long-term value with a service that is as simple as it is efficient. Smart Money People is the place for Coventry Building Society reviews. Read and write reviews to help increase...

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Coventry Building Society is committed to offering all their members long-term value with a service that is as simple as it is efficient. Smart Money People is the place for Coventry Building Society reviews. Read and write reviews to help increase trust and transparency in Financial Services.

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10th January 2020

Best Incompetant Building Society 2019 - Coventry

Still waiting for my WEB ID three months after opening an account. Coventry are unable to explain why I havn't received my web id. They can't supply it in branch, on line or by post. In the 21st century this has to be the most incompetant building...

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Still waiting for my WEB ID three months after opening an account. Coventry are unable to explain why I havn't received my web id. They can't supply it in branch, on line or by post. In the 21st century this has to be the most incompetant building society ever.

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28th November 2019

Feeble Staff Training

Don't even think of applying for a mortgage with these people if you are a company director. They have absolutely no idea how Ltd companies operate. If you're a sole director and your company has shareholder funds just under a million this does not...

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Don't even think of applying for a mortgage with these people if you are a company director. They have absolutely no idea how Ltd companies operate. If you're a sole director and your company has shareholder funds just under a million this does not compute with the Coventry. Feeble training of underwriters and ludicrous questions.
They feel they are doing you a favour not providing a service.

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22nd November 2019

Frustrating to set up and register online

I have just opened a savings account with them and I have never before found setting up and registering for online banking so annoying, long-winded and...

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I have just opened a savings account with them and I have never before found setting up and registering for online banking so annoying, long-winded and frustrating!

I almost gave up with the amount of paperwork and failed attempts I made!

However, the 2.5 % interest is the best I could find on the market at the moment with a maximum of £500 a month paid in for a year.

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17th July 2018

Slow, but they get there in the end

Getting a mortgage through Coventry Building Society was a bit laborious. After a quick start, the home buyers survey was conducted and reported on within a week -...

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Getting a mortgage through Coventry Building Society was a bit laborious. After a quick start, the home buyers survey was conducted and reported on within a week - great!
Week after week, we were promised to hear from CBS with an offer, but the offer didn't come for nearly a month. Everything else was ready to go, but the underwriter apparently forgot that he had a few queries that we never got asked.
In the end, we got there and although it's early days with the mortgage, everything else has been smooth...